Applicant Information
To-Do Checklist
Personal Essay
Please describe in 1,000-2,000 words the following:
  • How does the mission of Heritage University inspire you to want to earn a college degree?
  • Heritage students are known for working hard in order to achieve their dreams - tell us about a time in your life where you worked hard for something important and how that shaped who you are now.
  • Describe one idea you have that could improve the Yakima Valley that you would be able to accomplish after graduating from Heritage.
Please upload document as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The system is unable to open a google doc.
Selection Process
This award is stackable with any need-based aid that you may qualify to receive, up to your maximum cost of attendance. (*Current and former students are not eligible.)

Semi-Finalists may be invited to Heritage University for in-person interviews, which will be used to select the recipients.

Finalists will be determined based on the applicant's essay, grades and application materials.

Scholarship deadline: March 15, 2021

Any questions? Please contact
the Office of Admissions.

Call 509-865-8508 or email

*This scholarship may not be combined with any other Heritage University full-tuition scholarships.